Woman's fiction : a guide to novels by and about women in America, 1820-70 / Nina Baym

Author(s): Baym, Nina
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Subjects: American fiction--Women authors--History and criticism
Women and literature--United States--History--19th century
American fiction--19th century--History and criticism
Women in literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 2nd ed., with new introduction and supplementary bibliography
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1993
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xlii, 327 p. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction to the Second Edition
1. Introduction and Conclusions 11
2. The Form and Ideology of Woman's Fiction 22
3. Catharine Sedgwick and Other Early Novelists 51
4. Maria McIntosh 86
5. E. D. E. N. Southworth and Caroline Lee Hentz 110
6. Susan Warner, Anna Warner, and Maria Cummins 140
7. Ann Stephens, Mary Jane Holmes, and Marion Harland 175
8. Caroline Chesebro' 208
9. Other Novelists of the Fifties 231
10. Augusta Evans and the Waning of Woman's Fiction 276
A Note on Popularity 301
Chronological Bibliography 303
Bibliographical Note on Secondary Material 309
Bibliography of Related Works Published since 1978 317
Index 323
Notes: LCCN: 92025929
ISBN: 025206285X (acid-free paper)
"An Illini Book from the University of Illinois Press"--Cover
Originally published: Ithica, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1978
Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-321) and index
OCLC Number: 26255192
ISBN/ISSN: 025206285X